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Overwatch Alternatives

Overwatch is described as 'team-based shooter where heroes do battle in a world of conflict' and is a first-person shooter in the games category. There are more than 25 games similar to Overwatch for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Steam and BSD. The best alternative is Paladins, which is free. Other Overwatch like games are Team Fortress 2, Xonotic, Unreal Tournament and Quake.

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  1. Paladins icon

    Paladins

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    4 alternatives to Paladins 

    Paladins is a fantasy FPS by Hi-Rez Studios, developer of Smite, Tribes Ascend and Global Agenda. It is currently available for PC. As of 2/6/2016 it is in closed beta. When released it will contain small micro-transactions.

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    1.  MultiplayerPaladins offers a game mode for more than one player.
    2.  Player vs PlayerYou can compete against other real players in Paladins.
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    Almost everyone thinks Paladins is a great alternative to Overwatch.
    Guest

    More Overwatch-like when compared to Team Fortress II. Paladins is a team focused fantasy based online MOBA, with great graphics and awesome character mechanics!

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    Guest

    Similar concept + attribute changing cards.

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    Paladins has a card system that makes the game more dynamic and fun.

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    this free and likes overwatch

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    Team Fortress 2

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    29 alternatives to Team Fortress 2 

    Team Fortress 2 (TF2) is the sequel to the game that put class-based, multiplayer team warfare on the map. One of the most popular online action games of all time, TF2 delivers constant free updates including new game modes, maps, equipment and, most importantly, hats.

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    1.  MultiplayerTeam Fortress 2 offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Most users think Team Fortress 2 is a great alternative to Overwatch.
    Guest

    Also class based with a lot of the same mechanics (e.g grappling hook, sticky bombs etc.)

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    Guest

    Because there is Paladins...

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    If only Valve cared about this game it would be the most watched and hype E-sport

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    Xonotic

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    39 alternatives to Xonotic 

    Xonotic is a free (GPL), fast-paced first-person multiplayer shooter that works on Windows, OS X and Linux. The project is geared towards providing addictive arena shooter gameplay which is all spawned and driven by the community itself.

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    1.  MultiplayerXonotic offers a game mode for more than one player.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Xonotic simultaneously.
    3.  PortableXonotic can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Player vs PlayerYou can compete against other real players in Xonotic.
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    Truely free and open source

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    Unreal Tournament (Series)

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    42 alternatives to Unreal Tournament 

    Unreal is a series of first-person shooter video games developed by Epic Games.

    Represent entire series of Unreal Tournament games.
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    1.  MultiplayerUnreal Tournament offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Most users think Unreal Tournament is a great alternative to Overwatch.
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    Quake (Series)

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    56 alternatives to Quake 

    Quake is a series of first-person shooter video games released by id Software.

    In the game, players must find their way out of various maze-like, medieval environments while battling a variety of monsters using a wide array of guns. The successor to id’s https://alternativeto.ne.

    Represent entire series of Quake games.
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  6. Cube 2: Sauerbraten icon

    Cube 2: Sauerbraten

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    46 alternatives to Cube 2: Sauerbraten 

    Cube 2: Sauerbraten is a free multiplayer/singleplayer first person shooter, built as a major redesign of the Cube FPS.

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    1.  MultiplayerCube 2: Sauerbraten offers a game mode for more than one player.
    2.  PortableCube 2: Sauerbraten can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Warsow

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    • Online
    24 alternatives to Warsow 

    Warsow is a completely free fast-paced first-person shooter (FPS) for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets.

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    Red Eclipse

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    27 alternatives to Red Eclipse 

    Red Eclipse is a fun-filled new take on the first person arena shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, with a general theme of agility in a variety of environments.

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    1.  Single playerRed Eclipse has one or more single player game modes.
    2.  MultiplayerRed Eclipse offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    OpenArena

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    41 alternatives to OpenArena 

    OpenArena is a community-produced deathmatch FPS based on GPL idTech3 technology. There are many game types supported including Free For All, Capture The Flag, Domination, Overload, Harvester, and more. There are 17 unique player models to choose from and 12 weapons.

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    1.  MultiplayerOpenArena offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Development is not stopped but last version, 0.8.8, was released in February 2012.

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    Urban Terror

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    34 alternatives to Urban Terror 

    Urban Terror started as a realism based "total conversion" mod for Quake III Arena. Nowadays, Urban Terror is played using the free, stand-alone, ioquake3 engine modified, which doesn't require Quake III Arena, in addition to being an add-on to id Software's...

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    1.  MultiplayerUrban Terror offers a game mode for more than one player.
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